The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has blocked the General Assembly’s bid to force Gov. Tom Wolf to end the COVID-19-related state of emergency he declared earlier this year, finding their efforts do not pass constitutional muster.
In a 4-3 decision Wednesday, the justices ruled in Wolf v. Scarnati that a resolution the Legislature passed in June seeking to compel Wolf to end the emergency cannot be enforced without being submitted to the governor to be signed or vetoed.
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